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You'll be sorry

by Schneider, Josh, 1980-

Format: Print Book 2007
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Picture Books P SCH
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
Collection  Picture Books
Call Number  P SCH
Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book E SCH
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
Collection  Picture Book
Call Number  E SCH
Oakmont Carnegie Library Easy Fiction E SC
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
Collection  Easy Fiction
Call Number  E SC

Samantha's parents warn her not to hit her brother. But Samantha likes to hit him, and does not think she will be sorry.

She's wrong, of course.

As the consequences of Samantha's actions grow more and more outlandish with every turn of the page, surreal twists and subtle visual humor add to the fun. Siblings of all ages are sure to recognize the contentious yet ultimately loving relationship in this lighthearted cautionary tale about a common childhood impulse.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Samantha's parents tell her not to hit her brother or she'll be sorry. But Samantha liked to hit her brother and did not think she'd be sorry. Alas, her parents are quite correct, because after she hits him, her little brother starts crying, and the tears don't stop. Soon the family is wearing galoshes. Then they get out the rowboat. Good thing, too, because the neighborhood is underwater, and all there is to eat are soggy crackers. Still, the tears continue. It's up to Samantha to make things right, so she puts her arm around her brother and offers a heartfelt apology. All is forgiven, the tears stop, and when Samantha feels like pinching her brother again, she doesn't she knows she'll be sorry. This clever take on the push-pull of sibling relationships gets a charming boost from the pen-and-watercolor illustrations. Featuring mice that look like they could be cousins (well, second cousins) to Lilly and her family, the pictures accentuate the over-the-top fun: soccer fields underwater and tears rolling down the stairs like Niagara Falls.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2007 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Floods -- Juvenile fiction.
Behavior -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Floods -- Fiction.
Picture books for children.
Publisher New York :2007
Other Titles You will be sorry
Audience Preschool.
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 22 cm
ISBN 9780618819324
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